Middle school students; high school students
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Workforce Issue Addressed
Attracting individuals to work in a healthcare profession; providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession
HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a student-led organization for those interested in becoming a future healthcare professional. HOSA exists to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development. Many middle schools and high schools in Michigan have a HOSA chapter. Students have the opportunity to participate in Competitive Events competitions, travel to conferences, apply for scholarships, network with health professionals and employers, and seek internships. Michigan HOSA is a statewide affiliate of the national organization.